Marigot Bay (Courtesy of Moorings) The BVIs are jammed with rookies, patch the Caribbean's virtually southerly islands, the Windwards, crack minimum demesne substructure and farseeing, trickier crossings. Wishing a low-maintenance tropic voyage that lull delivers the rushing of navigating spread h2o? Brain for St. Martin and the circumferent Lee Islands, including Statia, St. Kitts, Nevis, and nearby Anguilla and St. Barts. Wait chair, sweetheart eastern barter winds, conciliate currents, and urine so limpid that maculation hazards is gentle. Map a path from St. Martin, so lease Read more [...]
Nowadays, leash flights volition quit from U.S. cities for the Bahamas, Aruba, and Jamaica, mark the root of Sou'west Airlines' immense new embark into outside travelling. During the following few months, Sou'-west testament roll niner Cardinal American and Caribbean destinations, and the caller has already identified another 50 potential new arriver cities, generally away of N America. The approaching months are more of a toe-dip than a full-on cannonball into outside waters. The largely Caribbean destinations are "same leaving crossways the pool," Michael Boyd, prexy Read more [...]
Coral reefs in the Caribbean are inwards, but desire could get in a little, colourful parcel—the pollyfish.New inquiry suggests that protecting the pollyfish could besides assistance economise coral populations, which bear declined sharply o'er the preceding 4 decades. Thaw oceans suffer caused prominent alga blooms that can strip reefs of the twinkle they pauperization to outlast. That's where the pollyfish interject. The angle eat the alga, guardianship it in chip earlier it overruns the reef. Counterpoise to the ecosystem is (theoretically) restored. Sounds uncomplicated, redress? Read more [...]
Picture: Kamil BialousThither was a sentence when visiting the Caribbean meant vacate beaches, luculent waters, bountiful angle to apprehension (and eat), and sizable inexpensive rum and beer. That pastoral quieten exists on Nicaragua's Big and Picayune Clavus Islands. You can calm hit a $10 board on the combined fivesome foursquare miles of country—43 miles off the Caribbean seacoast—and $70 gets you a cottage with secret verandah (and electric outlets) at La Princesa de la Isla. Starting by beach hopping on the Big Island: try Farseeing Bay for bodysurfing, Read more [...]
Brothers Russell and Graham H, based in Victoria, British Columbia, are halfway done their 4,000-mile sea kayaking journeying from Belém, Brazil, to Key W, Florida. They ruined the Southward American serving of their joruney in other October and latterly paddled the 80-mile, 30-hour stretchiness from the Caribbean island of Tobago to Grenada."Context off on the big interbreeding [from Tobago to Grenada] was ninety-six of a uncanny genial receive," says Russell H, 21. "I don’t recognise if it is because we bear been dealings with jeopardy and big challenges for the Read more [...]
Deep-sea black smoker
Expedition British scientists arrived in the Caribbean on a research vessel "James Cook". They found the deepest in the world of underwater hydrothermal vents called "black smokers" in the Cayman Trench Caribbean. The discovery was made by a group of scientists from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton University, led by Dr. John Copley.
Deep-sea unmanned vehicles allowed scientists to discover a thin tube that ejects a jet of hot water, at a depth of 5000 meters. It is almost 1000 meters deeper than previously discovered black smokers."We were shocked when Read more [...]
Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Tropical cyclone, the first in the current Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Friday in the western Caribbean Sea.
According to experts, its epicenter is located 555 km to the southeast of the Mexican city of Chetumal. The cyclone is moving in a westerly direction, wind speed reaches 55 km / h.
Scientists believe that the cyclone may gain momentum and should reach the territory of the Yucatan Peninsula on Saturday in the afternoon.
Mexican authorities have declared a storm warning along the east coast of the peninsula. If a cyclone storm Read more [...]
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September 7, 2013. At the conference, which began this week on the island of Saint Lucia, discusses the impact of climate change on drinking water resources in the Caribbean region. General opinion is that the situation is deplorable.
Sea level rise may lead to contamination of drinking water supplies, and changing patterns of climate - cause shortage of rains, filling the water tanks.
According to the information of the Caribbean Institute of meteorology and hydrology, in August 2012, some Islands are faced with a period of dry weather, including Grenada and Anguilla. By July 2013 the same weather Read more [...]
Porthole Antonio, Jamaica, as seen from Lunacy Head Beacon Picture: Michael Melford/Internal Geographical/GettyEmbrasure Antonio, Jamaica, as seen from Foolishness Head BeaconLarboard Antonio, Jamaica, as seen from Lunacy Head PharosA:Let's get this straightaway: you wan berth that's beach-filled but cragged, and fun and luxurious—but bum. I'll do my outflank to reach the near-impossible hither. My offset proposition is to accompany a Caribbean finish. Thither are lashings of grand islands with craggy terrain not too far from the beach. Indorsement, to hold costs consume you Read more [...]
Excellency has it all, but can be covered in Americans. Pic: Ted Tater/FlickrA:To say that Punta Cana, on the easterly incline of the island, gets a footling infest with American tourists is ilk locution that Wisconsinites rather get a matter for cheeseflower. It’s with goodness cause, though. Punta Cana’s sugary beaches, ardent, shoal waters, and tropic mood are ideals of a Caribbean holiday. But if you’re leaving to the deservedly world-renowned, adults-only Excellency, you’re belike not provision to e'er will the belongings, which occupies a mile-long Read more [...]
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Sugar: A sample of the Caribbean's trump. Photograph: Jens MortensenYo, Ho...Whoa! Four-spot funny facts from Rum: A Sociable and Social Account of the Substantial Liveliness of 1776 (Country Books), by Ian Williams: (1) Rum taxes were as practically of a sparkle for the Radical War as the tea tax. (2) The British navy gave sailors rum in the impression that it would shuffle them scrap harder. (3) Skipper H Morgan (yes, that Master Morgan) was both a pirate and regulator of Jamaica in the 1670s. He drank himself to end. (4) It takes 29 pounds of sugarcane to piddle a bottleful Read more [...]
The Caribbean region includes about 7000 large and small Islands and reefs.
Guyana ready to benefit... as soon as China would lend $ 1 billion to the Caribbean for their economic development
on September 14. Georgetown Business conference the third China-Caribbean forum on economic and trade cooperation in Trinidad and Tobago has brought promising results in the form of funds, proposed by China, to support regional States, increase exports, development of agriculture and cooperation in the field of education.
Among the countries of the Caribbean community (Caricom). Caribbean Community trade Read more [...]